The Illusion of Continuity


<strong>The Illusion of Continuity:</strong> What is perceptual constancy and how does the illusion of continuity pull a fast one over our brains? Find out in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind as Robert and Julie discuss the science behind <strong><a href="http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/dancing-spider-man" target="_blank">Dancing Spider-Man</a></strong>, the whole Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz thing and the roots of magical thinking. <em>About the Image: Man doing back flip on a trampoline by Eadweard Muybridge, 1881, in his Attitudes of Animals in Motion P&P Case © CORBIS</em> <div id="Data-Credit"></div>

Topics in this Podcast: visual perception, magical thinking, illusion